grandma
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grandma(
grahn
-
ma
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(relative)
a. la abuela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Last week we celebrated my grandma's birthday.La semana pasada celebramos el cumpleaños de mi abuela.
b. la abuelita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He loves his grandma.Quiere mucho a su abuelita.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(old woman)
a. la vieja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
All the grandmas turned out to see the show.Todas las viejas asistieron al espectáculo.
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grandma
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. la abuelita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. la yaya
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
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grandma [ˈɡrænmɑː]
grandmama [ˈɡrænməˌmɑː]
noun
abuela (f)
yes, grandma sí, abuela
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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